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Unread May 25th, 2006, 11:08 pm
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Default Re: I'm fine, thank you.

A grammatically correct response isn't always an indication of fluency.

The foreign teacher's aim in Japan, as I see it, is too supplement students' grammar lessons with alternatives they really might hear in music, movies and later on, abroad (see "shall we go to the movies" vs. "Do you want to go to the movies" or even "Do ya wanna go to the movies").
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